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Substance Abuse Counselor ***Up to 1K Sign on Bonus***

Company: Community Medical Services
Location: Sierra Vista
Posted on: June 5, 2024

Job Description:

Overview:Shift: Monday through Friday 4:30a - 12:30pCommunity Medical Services (CMS) is hiring an experienced Substance Abuse Counselor to assist patients recovering from addictions to opioids and other illicit substances. Our ideal candidate knows the drill the experience youve gained has enabled you to help clients overcome the behavioral health challenges presented by the growing opioid epidemic. Whether facilitating individual or group sessions, or assisting patients with treatment plans and coping strategies, youll do your part to help foster a safe place for anyone looking to start their recovery journey with CMS.As you join our mission to help those suffering from substance use disorders reclaim their lives, expect to thrive in a comfortable, welcoming, and fun environment where you are valued for the work you do, championed by passionate leaders, and equipped with the tools and ongoing training you need to achieve your goals.Along the way, well invest in your well-being through a benefits package that includes:Subsidized medical, dental, and vision insuranceHealth savings accountShort and long-term disability insuranceLife insurancePaid sick, vacation, and holiday time401K retirement plan with matchTuition and CME reimbursement up to 100%Employee assistance program to support your mental health and wellnessOngoing professional developmentResponsibilities:Were looking for someone who:Is excited to work in an outpatient setting, much like a doctors office.Is open to working with multi-cultural and low socio-economic individuals.Values mentorship. Well need you to encourage, guide, and develop other members of the counseling team.To thrive in this role, you must be able to:Maintain and manage a caseload in compliance with regulatory standards and ratios.Facilitate and co-facilitate didactic educational presentations, group counseling, and individual counseling sessions.Include family and natural supports in the clients treatment, per the clients preference.Maintain and apply knowledge of new developments in the field of substance use as required by specific state licensure.Maintain a collegian relationship with other substance use professionals, programs, and associations.Mentor less tenured CMS counselors as needed.Complete comprehensive behavioral health assessments and individualized treatment plans, ensuring compliance with regulatory requirements and unique client needs.Evaluate the effectiveness of treatment through the ongoing assessment of the client and his/her natural supports that may result in modification to the service plan.Ensure coordination of care out of the area or out of the state prior to discontinuation of services.Maintain a thorough and comprehensive client record.Serve as the point of contact for coordination and communication with other systems where clinical knowledge of the case is crucial.Assist in screening and coordinating primary care services for clients.Qualifications:High school diploma or GED requiredNo license requiredActive LAC license or above preferredBehavioral health experience in Counseling or Case Management preferred#CONSLby Jobble

Keywords: Community Medical Services, Sierra Vista , Substance Abuse Counselor ***Up to 1K Sign on Bonus***, Other , Sierra Vista, Arizona

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